Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing

Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing

Master key concepts and apply them to your nursing practice! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition, by Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential concepts and skills. It offers the preparation you need to pass the NCLEX® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. Features include: Learning activities Case studies with critical thinking questions Thinking Critically scenarios Applying Knowledge exercises Review questions Crossword puzzles Several Thinking Critically sections and case studies with critical thinking questions have been added. Alternate-item format questions are included in the review questions for the NCLEX® Examination.

Sticky Doorknobs

How to Laugh in the Face of Chaos & Assorted Tales from a Frazzled Dad

Sticky Doorknobs

“In ‘Sticky Doorknobs’, Jimmy Patterson’s personal experiences of parental fear and everyday frustration open to universal revelations of laughter and love. His stories will move you to smile and cry in the space of three paragraphs. ‘Sticky Doorknobs’ is a collection of wisdom that points to what gives life meaning. You won’t want to let them go.” -- The Rev. Clare Petersberger, Towson (Md.) Unitarian Universalist Church “Jimmy Patterson’s new book, ‘Sticky Doorknobs’ is what family is all about. Reading his stories is almost as therapeutic as attending a support group for parents with similar experiences. As you read along, a part of you will say, ‘Hey, he’s been in my house! The same thing has happened to me!’ ‘Sticky Doorknobs’ will help you to laugh when it is not always easy to laugh.” -- Carolyn Harper, Publisher, San Angelo (Tex.) Family Magazine

Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Sticky-Fingers Cure

Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Sticky-Fingers Cure

From powerhouse author Ann M. Martin, this third book in a delightful series and revitalization of a classic series is sure to draw in readers both new and old. Once in a generation, the Effluvia strikes and it affects everyone differently. Missy wakes one morning to find the upside-down house is . . . right-side up? It's not long before Missy has to quarantine the house. Meanwhile she's still fielding calls from worried parents, and Louie can't keep his sticky fingers from taking other people's things! But Missy's magic cure might just do the trick, and even teach some valuable lessons along the way.

SMP 11-16 Book G7

SMP 11-16 Book G7

SMP 11-16 is a mathematics resource for secondary schools which emphasises the relationship between mathematics and the world around us. The course material falls into two parts. Part 1, covering the first two years, consists mainly, but not exclusively, of booklets arranged into strands, which enable pupils to work at their own pace. Part 2, covering Years 9, 10 and 11, consists principally of five series of books, designed to suit pupils of different attainment: Y (yellow), R (red), B (blue), G (green) and A (amber).

The Weekend Cookbook

The Weekend Cookbook

From celebrated food stylist and writer Catherine Hill, comes this sumptuous collection of recipes for all home cooks who love celebrity chefs such as Nigel Slater. From stews to slow-cooked joints to mouth-watering veg dishes, this is a fully illustrated cookbook to be relied upon for delicious, original and low-maintenance meals. With chapters from Friday Night Easy to fabulous Sunday lunches, this is the only cookbook you'll need when the weekend comes round. Catherine Hill's unique cookbook is aimed at everyone who wants to cook at the weekend, whether you have a few friends over for a casual Friday night supper or are going away for a self-catering mini-break. Choose from quick, clever recipes like Tomato and Tallegio Tart or Sticky Mango Chicken Salad when you get in late on a Friday night. With a bit more time, impress on a Saturday with Prawn and Chorizo Stew or Marmalade Glazed Barbecue Ribs. And for a Sunday lunch to round off the weekend choose from lots of slow-cook, low maintenance ideas like Moroccan Leg of Lamb with Chickpeas, or Horseradish and Sugar-crusted Beef with Watercress Pesto - perfect for heading home to after a Sunday walk or drink at the pub. With a relaxed approach and packed full of delicious recipes, ingenious tips and advice, make your weekend cooking something to remember.

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - E-Book

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - E-Book

Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.

New York Classic Christmas Trivia

New York Classic Christmas Trivia

Amazing stories, charming & humorous poetry, seasonal trivia, poignant facts, delicious recipes, festive crafts, and more Christmasy stuff!

California Christmas Trivia

California Christmas Trivia

I spent one winter researching the holiday history, folklore, legend, and more of each and every state,' says Carole marsh. A great coffee-table book or classroom read, this book-in an edition for each U.S. state-shares a wealth of fascinating historical material and trivia about everything from holiday traditions to how we got the Christmas tree, superstitions, and more. From the Yule logs of Maine to snow on the Alamo, you'll love your own state book, but wish you could read them all. Don't forget to send your favorite teacher or grandchild a copy for their state!

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating. Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to: design a safe diet use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components have in helping us live healthfully understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer¹s disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.